Dea Fbi Conduct Raid On A Grant County Meth Ring

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Current Events Paper: DEA, FBI conduct raid on a Grant County meth ring Mary Gandara Western New Mexico University The event I choose for the current events assignment is the recent DEA, FBI conduct raid on a Grant County meth ring. The event took place Thursday morning on April 30, 2015 in the grant county area. The event occurred after a 13 month investigation began in March of 2014 of an alleged meth ring in areas of Grant County including Silver City and Santa Clara. The investigation led law enforcement agencies to arrest 12 individuals on methamphetamine trafficking charges. Law enforcement agencies that participated in the investigation and events included Homeland Security officers, DEA agents and the FBI. It was stated in the press release that no local law enforcement had any part in the investigation or event that took place Thursday morning. All 12 defendants were arrested during the early morning of April 30. The arrested individuals included both male and females between the ages of 24 and 53 years of age. The law enforcement agencies involved set up a command post in Santa Clara early Thursday morning to issue arrest warrants in the grant county area, according to Santa Clara Police Chief Lonnie Sandoval. The investigation was created in part with the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force program. The program is a nationwide Department of Justice program that consists of resources and exclusive knowledge of federal agencies as well as

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